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SLAUGHTER Frontman Says 'People Really Don't Care' About New Music From His Band: 'They Still Wanna Hear The Hits'

Sally Steele of Vegas Rocks! recently conducted an interview with SLAUGHTER frontman Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether they thought their career was over when hair metal's popularity took a nosedive in the 1990s in the wake ...

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THE WINERY DOGS Announce May 2019 U.S. Tour

THE WINERY DOGS — the hard rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, DREAM THEATER) — will embark on an American tour in May of 2019. The trek will mark the group's first tour in nearly three ...

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MOTÖRHEAD-Branded Rum Due In December

December 1 will see the release of Motörhead Rum. As with every beverage the band put its name to, it's been a hands-on affair with no detail left unchecked. Quality, craftsmanship and a total no bull-attitude has defined these releases, and the Motörhead Rum is not treated differently. The Motörhead Rum has been aged for ...

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THE WINERY DOGS To Embark On North American Tour In May

THE WINERY DOGS — the hard rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, DREAM THEATER) — will embark on an American tour in May of 2019. The trek — dates for which have not yet been announced ...

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ELECTRIC BOYS: 'You Spark My Heart' Video Released

"You Spark My Heart", the new video from Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Ghost Ward Diaries", which will be released on November 23 via Mighty Music. Vocalist/guitarist Conny Bloom comments on the "The Ghost Ward Diaries" songwriting process: "We like guitar riffs, ...

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NITA STRAUSS Kicks Off 'The Guitar Collective' Tour (Video)

ALICE COOPER axemaiden Nita Strauss kicked off "The Guitar Collective" U.S. tour with renowned soloist Angel Vivaldi on November 19 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Fan-filmed video footage of the second concert of the trek, which took place November 20 in Philadelphia, can be seen below. "The Guitar Collective" will visit several major cities, ending in ...

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MICHAEL MONROE To Release 'One Man Gang' Album In The Spring

Former HANOI ROCKS singer Michael Monroe will release his new solo album, "One Man Gang", in the spring. The follow-up to 2015's "Blackout States", which is currently being mastered, features guest appearances by ex-HANOI ROCKS guitarist Nasty Suicide and THE DAMNED legend Captain Sensible. Monroe told Heavy TV he named his new solo record after ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist JOE PERRY Releases 'Quake' Video Feat. Vocals By GARY CHERONE

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has just announced a new single, video and tour dates with his AEROSMITH bandmate Brad Whitford and Gary Cherone of EXTREME. The music video for "Quake" is available below. "Quake" featuring Cherone is being released today (Friday, November 9). The hard-charging ...

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OPETH Teams Up With HEAVY METALE AB For Three New Beers

OPETH, in collaboration with famed Swedish Heavy MetAle, has announced the release of three types of beer to be released simultaneous this November 10. All three beers are brewed at the Nääs Gårdsbryggeri brewery in southern Östergötland. * Heritage Pilsner is a brave and beautiful beer with light tones of bittersweet hops. A tasteful and ...

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OCEANHOARSE Announces New Singer

A few months ago, Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE announced a sudden and unfortunate lineup change. Singer Tommy Tuovinen had to step down from his frontman duties due to a severe case of hearing loss. After getting over the initial shock, OCEANHOARSE — which launched at the beginning of the year — started searching for ...

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KISS Announces First 'End Of The Road' World Tour Dates

After an epic and storied 45-year career that launched an era of rock and roll legends, KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named "End Of The Road". The initial announcement was made a month ago on NBC's "America's Got Talent", which sent the Internet into overdrive with fans ...

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OPETH Announces 'Garden Of The Titans' Screening In Los Angeles

On November 2, Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their new live album, "Garden Of The Titans: Live At Red Rocks Amphitheatre", via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Captured for DVD, Blu-ray and vinyl formats during the band's May 11, 2017 performance at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, Colorado, this concert showcases ...

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Voluptuous Worship of Rapture and Response - REBEL WIZARD

The modern era of digital music platforms such as Bandcamp and SoundCloud have opened up the channels of distribution for any musician with access to recording equipment and/or software. One of the side effects of this floodgate opening is the deluge of one-man bedroom and basement projects in all genres of music drowning listeners with ...

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